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and that has grown to about $7 million a year. and the final amount is the city's rainy day reserve. the city enacted rainy day reserve about ten years ago and the threshold for depositting to that reserve is when we have a higher-than-expected revenue. and we put that money away for a rainy day during the economic downturn. and in fact what has occurred is that the city has now been able to withdraw from the rainy day reserve because the threshold that was set in the charter is very rigorous. however, the threshold to the schools is not nearly as rigorous. in fact, schools don't even need to have a cut from their allocation from the state in order to draw from the rainy day reserve. they just have to be below a formula that specifies what the cost of living adjustment should be. the cost of living adjustment for the school is rather generous compared to the c.p.i., for example, consumer price index. so the schools have been able to withdraw from the rainy day reserve 25% of the balance in the reserve. so the first year was $19 million withdrawal and $25, 6 and and then we're budgeting $6 mi
part of the city that never sleeps is in the dark. the wall of a four story building collapsed in manhattan exposing apartments inside. no one was injured. at least seven storm related deaths have been reported in connecticut, maryland and five in new york including three children. public transportation for more than 12 million people came to a halt in new york, flil and washington, d.c. when the eye of the storm passed over atlantic city the winds abated and clouds parted and full moon came out. >>> 60 million people will be impacted by this storm. fema has pledged over 3 beaten $5 billion for the cleanup if necessary. >> carolyn: and it's not just wind and rain punishing people. schools are closed in south carolina and blizzard warnings in west virginia. sandhya patel is here to show us where the storm is. >> check out doppler radar. you will see this storm is covering a large part of the east coast. there is snow falling right now and rain continues to batter the east coast. we'll show you where the snow is falling right now. it is extending from colombia, ohio, down to west
>> this week on "q&a," steve inskeep discusses his book, "instant city: life and death in karachi." >> steve inskeep, when did you first go to work for npr? >> i had been freelancing a while, and hired me to cover politics. i would cover anything that needed done that nobody else would do. on my first full day there, i got on a plan to cover the new hampshire primary. i have been doing it ever since. i have been sent to cover plant cresses, wars, and i really enjoy myself. >> why radio? >> ipad started in high school in radio. my brother got on staff. i figured if my older brother could do it, i could do it. i got on staff. i called football games and basketball games. in college, i got paid $10 a game to the demand for high school and football games, i discover public radio at the same time. i was more of a news guy. i fell in love with npr in particular. i had a saturday morning shift in kentucky. i had to get up, go in, turn the radio on and put on national programs on the air. i got to sit there and listen to scott simon, weekend edition, for two hours. he is a brilliant broad
of them are unique but this is particularly unique because of the impact it had on new york city and the fact that it has disrupted business and will continue to disrupt it for some time given the subway system downtown essentials paralyzed and will be for some days. you have a combination of business disruption and the fact that some of the refineries have been affected on the east coast so you have the gasoline effect and price is up on gasoline and destruction and business as we put that together and it could lower fourth quarter growth as much as 1/2%. it will have an impact. it won't be horrible but it will be there. connell: it won't be positive. you see these things after a natural disaster, rebuilding, the construction industry will get a boost and that kind of thing. liz macdonald from fox business is reporting on this already. one of the things she said is it is not like -- using our money to pay for it, not like we're getting richer as a nation because of rebuilding its your taking government money giving it to a contractor or whatever the case may be. that has come up
york city hospital. the staff at nyu langone medical center was forced to evacuate hundreds of patients overnight including infants from the neo natal intensive care unit after backup power failed. they are still evacuating patients as we speak. we'll get to more on that in a moment, but first, let's go straight to meteorologist bill karins for the very latest. bill? >> good morning to you guys. and it's just starting to settle in. and once these pictures come in, it's just going to be incredible. the kind of damage that sandy created. over my shoulder here, you're looking at one of the strongest storms to go through the mid-atlantic region and caused the most destruction of our lifetime. this has never happened for a storm like this in the jersey shore of this intensity. lowest pressure readings ever in philadelphia and atlantic city, new jersey, and the storm surge, the highest ever measured in areas like new york city. that is so rare. and the effects we're just beginning to realize. and wait until we find out how long it's going to take for the new york subway to get running again.
an enormous inferno in new york city. 80 homes burned to the ground in one devastated seaside community. many evacuated residents still uncertain whether they have a home to go back to. >>> a new jersey nuclear plant deer clairing an alert after floodwaters rose seven feet high. an update and more all "happening now." jon: good morning to you, from a shell-shocked northeast. i'm jon scott. jenna: nice to have you back in the studio. jon: great to be back. jenna: you felt the elements out there. jon: it wasn't as bad when i was out there as it got. jenna: show you comparisons yesterday, you get the feeling what the last 24 hours means not only for new york city but the entire east coast. i'm jenna lee. we're so glad you're with us today. new york and new jersey declared major disaster areas, one day after the super storm, named sandy slammed into the u.s. mainland and left behind a trail of devastation. at least 18 people are dead across seven states and more than seven million now without power. you have huge portions of the state of new jersey underwater at this hour, including the resort to
. >> meanwhile, three more city firefighters are recovering from injuries they sustained from this fire. this is what the home looks like now in southeast baltimore. we're told all the firefighters are in stable condition, dealing with burns to hands and faces. the fire broke out in the basement of the home. no word on what started the fire. >> and an investigation into a fire in edgewood. is broke out along the 200 block of canard avenue. crews were able to rescue the one person inside that building. no word on their condition tonight. investigators are searching for a cause and an origin. meanwhile, investigators do know the cause of the fire that raged through this church in potomac heights. someone poured accelerants and lit it. by the time firefighters arrived, the flames had burned themselves out. investigators are searching for clues and the arsonists behind it. >> clarence mitchell ii has died. we have more on his life and legacy. >> clarence mitchell iii died early this morning after a long battle with cancer. >> he was a state delegate, then elected to the maryland senate and
to ft. mchenry and 20 minutes on the beltway south between 32. the area of 29 and 108 in ellicott city. northbound and southbound traffic light at this hour. a live view and see how it's faring on 795. southbound traffic going away at franklin boulevard. a little heavier there. once you get closer to owings mills and the beltway looking heavier in that area. that's the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> big story. the night the orioles fans were clamoring for for 15 long seasons and then it finally arrived. postseason baseball in baltimore. >> for eight inning, everything was great. then the wheels came off in the ninth. keith gilbert has details on the loss. >> fans waited 15 year to have postseason baseball here at camden yards. it was a packed house last night. a beautiful setting. they all had orange towels waving throughout. it's one of the games that's always great and the fans didn't have to be prompted to stand up and cheer. you didn't need the score board to tell you this was a baseball crowd. some postseason action. for eight inning, played beautifully. tied two apiece. in the ni
jersey not too far from atlantic city at about 8:00 p.m., sustained winds of 80 miles per hour, that's hurricane force, folks. and hurricane-force winds extended up to 175 miles from the center of the storm. tropical force storm winds spread out 485 miles from the center, a 13-foot storm surge flooded battery park city in lower manhattan and that broke a record that had been set in 1821. records were shattered in sandy hook, new jersey, where tide levels also topped 13 feet. the metropolitan transportation authority is calling this the worst disaster in the 108-year history of the new york subway system, and the flooding isn't over. hundreds of people are being evacuated this morning after a tidal gate broke in northern new jersey flooding three towns there. the national weather service says the potomac river is likely to experience its worst floods in 16 years beginning tonight. the flooding is expected between hancock, maryland, and washington, d.c. flood waters along the new york city coastline made it difficult for first responders to reach a massive six-alarm fire which began ov
. >>> documentary filmmaker ken byrnes is defying a subpoena issued by the city of new york over his latest film "central park 5." it's a move mee about the five men exonerated in the 1989 central park jogger rain case. they want his outtakes, but burns wants the investigators to prove they need them. susan candiotti has more. >> this documentary, the latest project of ken burns, whose daughter is co-director, telling the story of five black and latino teenagers. they were convicted of raining and brutally beelting a white female jogger in new york's central park in 1989. >> it was a huge media story. there was a lot of coverage, but everything got it wrong at that time. >> the five teenagers confessed to the crime after what they said was an unfair interrogation. they were charged even though none was a match for a dna sample found at the scene. turns out it belonged to this man. >> he commits at least five more ra rapes that we know of after. >> the serial rapist did not confess until after the five teens served sentences ranging for 7 to 11 years. a judge threw out the convictions. >> the ver
with in with you. conditions have steadily been declining in ocean city, maryland. greg brianne carter joins us from the shore with the latest. some waves crashing overall. >> the concern in ocean city is the flooding and how much we will see over the next 24 hours. along the beach, looked at the scene behind us. incredible. we are seeing this. at this point between 16th street and 17th streets along the boardwalk, we're not seeing much of a beach. we're seeing some flooding against many of the hotel that had sandbags against the first floors in ocean city. talking about the response, we expect to get an update from ocean city officials about 10:00 this morning on the condition and the efforts underway. already this morning we have seen ocean city police and members of the national guard driving along the boardwalk to check out the conditions and to make sure nobody is out here this morning. that is the big concern, for safety and for flooding out here. talking about that in general, we have mandatory evacuations for areas south of this point where we are. 8:00 last night is when there were tol
. >> an hour prior to this fire, the was another one and of the southeast portion of baltimore city and two firefighters were seriously injured. talk about that fire. >> just after 1:00 this morning our firefighters at the the the first battalion responded to a report of a house fire. they got inside. would to attack the fire. it overtook them. a may date was sounded immediately. firefighters suffered burns -- second and third degree burns to his face and hands. they both were rescued. treated at the scene and transported to baby burn center. the fire lt. is listed in serious condition and the firefighter in stable condition. >> let's get back to this fire. this is less than half a mile away from the fire at the park view complex. that was caused by a molotov cocktail. any idea whether this could be connected? >> it is difficult to say but there are no details or eyewitness accounts or any other information we have to suggest this may have been the same. however, it cannot be ruled out. we have our fire investigators and police detectives perform preliminary investigations and allow their f
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the city yesterday afternoon dumping buckets of hail on this neighborhood. in a matter of minutes it looked like snow had fallen on the lawns and rooftops. >> it sounded like boulders hitting. a bunch of rocks hitting the ground. >> tiny and they got increasingly larger. >> and just think, last week gilroy was setting with record breaking temps. 107 degrees or something like that. >> bananas out there. the real fear right now, christina loren, you are talking rain possibly tonight. >> i think we'll see a delay. i won't think it will be a rainout by any means but the wind is going to come into play. we'll get right to that forecast. lots of people very interested on the weather in oakland. 56 degrees in sonoma. 57 in novato. it's cool out there in san jose we're still at 56 degrees. as we head throughout the day, look at what's headed our way. you can see an approaching band of moisture that will push in through the next couple hours. we stop that clock for you at 2:00 p.m., we're not just talking light to moderate showers but embedded thunderstorms mostly on the western facing slopes surrou
. we are going to begin with a collision that almost killed three people. a new york city ambulance was responding to a call when an suv barrelled right into it. the impact was so powerful, it caused the ambulance to topple over. the suv driver suffered severe neck injuries. all expected to survive. look at this sight in florida. it's kind of cute. the firefighters had to use a special oxygen mask to save two birds. they were rescued from a raging house fire. there were three cats that did not make it out. >>> finally, you are not going to believe what washed up on a florida beach. a giant eyeball. it's the size of a softball. it's turned over to florida wildlife officials. it has marine biologists stumped. they are not sure what sea creature has such a big eye. it could be a giant squid or october put. it is big and it is blue. that's for sure. >>> now, for a look at the national weather, we turn to meteorologist bill karins. he probably has a conspiracy theory. why would i think that? >> government. not sure which one but it's a government ploy somewhere. keep the kids out of the
towns to get slammed and that is ocean city maryland, steve harrigan streaming live to us from there. steve. >> reporter: we are in chrisfield maryland one of the hardest hit towns, it's right on the bay. we have been watching rescue operations throughout the day. the rain is coming down. floodwater tph-s three to four he town and many people trying to get out. yesterday the first responders were working by boat, today they are working by vehicle. we've seen a lot of national guard, sheriff's and fire departments out in humvees. people have been calling them to get them out of their houses. we've seen a number of elderly couples, as well as mothers with young children. they are scared, they are cold, they don't have electricity, and they are asking for help. we've seen them carried out really by hand, by these firefighters, many of whom have been working the past 24 hours. one fire tkhaoef told me we ar chief told me we are not getting paid for this but it's a privilege to serve. we have seen them break up the towns in grids going door to door banging on doors and pulling out people
city denied. "fox and friends" starts right now. ♪ >> gretchen: good morning, we start with an extreme weather alert. devastation sandy has left behind unimaginable and cities must begin the grueling recovery . the super storm killed 55 men, women and children and first responders. estimates of the physical damage are at 20 billion dollars and the recover will have to wait. eight million people are in the dark and aren't expected to get power back for weeks. hardest hit is new jersey, new york and pennsylvania. meanwhile, the president of the united states asked mayor bloomburg, i would like to take a look at all of the damage and mayor bloomburg had a press conference and said we are flattered by the fact that the president of the united states would like to come and visit us, but not right now and we are really busy and the first responders need to pay to exeem put things back in order. it would be great if the president goes to new jersey and the president will tour the devastation with the chief executive new jersey chris christy. >> gretchen: when the president comes the city is s
. caller: we in michigan have to decide in november whether to allow a big state to come into a city to take over and take a financial manager or an emergency manager and. i guess they think the cities who have -- local government where they can come in and remove the city officials. like the mayor, city council. now, i do not think that is what the presidential candidate mitt romney had in mind when he wanted to say states have rights. but what about the city's rights to elect their own elected officials? and i guess follow their own destiny? winnie's a government interference, i understand you are talking about the federal. but i heard mitt romney say states' rights. is it the right of the state to come into the cities and overthrow the local municipalities? if that is big government, small government. i do not know. i think they should have the right to control their own destiny in their own city. it is on the ballot in november. and i am telling everybody in michigan to a vote it down. we did not need dictatorship. it is a dictator bill. host: thank you. on twitter -- the governm
get past 17, getting a area, movinglm well, rolling along at speed from dale city to the occoquan. avenal on the beltway in maryland. a live look at the american legion bridge. inner loop and outer loop travel delays.d speed and no eastbound travel, montgomery county is clear all the way to 95. back to you. >> thank you. 69 degrees. facebook giving you a new way content, but it e with a pr ♪ [ male announcer ] the first look...is only the beginning. ♪ ♪ introducing a stunning work of technology. ♪ introducing the entirely new lexus es. and the first ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. and the first ever es hybrid. i'll have the build your own burger with a...n? sunny-side up egg, jack cheese, jill. and, uh... make it a doue. inspiration can come from anywhere. build your own burgers are now at denny's. >> you are watching abc 7's "good morning washington" with cynne simpson and steve chenevey. this is "good morning washington," on your side. our top stories. taxes, deficits, jobs, health -- takingaking staged center stage. romney came off as aggressive the 9
and the jacket, 60 in oakland not too bad out there as well as san rafael, napa, 58 in the city, the coast 60°. we'll continue to see the onshore push numbers coming way down today compared to yesterday, already 17° cooler in fremont as well as 3° cooler warmer from napa to santa rosa, the trend will be this, low clouds and fog at the coast, the push will continue throughout the next couple of hours, then of course it will retreat, cooler pattern today, the end of the workweek into the weekend not a lot of change more seasonal numbers. then the slight chance of showers mainly in the north bay monday we have an upper level low off the coast, it is close enough to the bay area that it is allowing for temperatures to come down that onshore push and a dose of low clouds and fog sitting at the coast for much of the day. getting to partly cloudy skies later. this will certainly influence our weather through the weekend. not until monday we could see a few raindrops. 63 in the city, 69 oakland, 76 concord, 79 livermore, 77 san say 79, 63 in monterey, looking inland, -- around morgan hill, upper
in 160 days to go on ballot. no one has come to city hall to officially inquire about the process. mirkarimi goes back on his job next week. >>> well the rift between san jose mayor and the police and fire union is growing tonight. union have been at war with mayor reid over pay cut an pension reform and now accusing him of breaking the law. david lieu has the latest from san jose. >>reporter: campaign mayoral would you expect to see with election over 3 weeks away. but they have caught the eye of the san jose police and fire union. they think they are being financed by what they consider an illegal transfer of 100,000 dollars from one independent campaign fund to another. >> on tuesday i spoke with 3 different campaign law attorneys and took them through these facts. all 3 of them saind givecly this is a clear violation of the law. >>reporter: so the union filed a complaint with the state fair political practice commission. the complaint single out mayor reid. they have been locking horns with him over 10% pay cut and pension reform to ease the city budget deficit. >> i wo
is president obama's record. >> reporter: the city of danville rolled out the welcome mat for the candidates bringing a big spotlight to this small college town. >> it's one thing to study politics and government in the classroom and it's another to see it from a front row seat. >> reporter: vice president joe been out of the public eyes reportedly fueling up on gatorade and animal crackers during his debate prem in his home state of delaware. a congressman stood in for paul ryan in biden's mock debate. former michigan governor olm had e jennifer job four years ago playing the part of sarah palin. >> big challenge for someone like joe biden who is so glib and so good at l people is delivering a message inside of a structured format. >> reporter: biden will be trying to stop the republican ticket's momentum coming out of the first presidential debate. a new cbs news poll from three key battleground states suggestions romney is getting a boost from his performance. in wisconsin, president obama's six point lead is cut in half. in virginia the president's lead shra
, grab the jacket it will be sunny, numbers in the low 60s in the city upper 60s oakland, 74 palo alto, 79 in livermore today, gilroy 74. and we are looking at the numbers to feel more like autumn today the warmest day of the next seven numbers cooling further into tomorrow the first portion of the workweek blue angels and america's cup with a good breeze along the bay. >>> still ahead, building catches on fire and a family is trapped inside. the new video showing their daring escape from their third story apartment to get away. >>> first, moving is going green. michael finney takes a look at the new business letting customers make packing eco-friendly. >>> 12 after 6:00 looking at a live picture of the bay bridge there's some trouble there in the east bay in morning there i was bart maintenance vehicle got stuck on the tracks there in oakland. it is now cleared. but the residual affects continue. we are hearing bart delays of about 40, 45 minutes in the east bay keep in mind as you go through your commute if you want to call the boss say you will be a little late, we'll back you up th
, it was a game of catch me if you can so to speak. city worker hes had a hard time wrank blink in a flock of swans. each year the birds are rounded up for medical exams, then checked out and vaccinated before being returneded to the lake. what's that over this from bill karins who has your weather channel forecast and apparently some opinions about that video. >> i just think you and i could do a better job. those are the worst two swan catchers i've ever seen. >> just dive in and grab on. >> i've never heard of swan catching, but that's a new one. very entertaining. good morning, everyone. we have a pretty quiet weather day out there. the exception in the great lakes. a cold rainy morning for you. also drizzle new york city down to new jersey. they got like two or three days in a row. but much of the nation very dry. northern plains is chilly, but great all the way through the southeast today. you'll see a very enjoyable fall day. the worst of it is definitely found here in the northern great lakes. that's where we have the cold front slicing through. the rain has moved through michigan
. >>> in san francisco, city hall is still buzzing tonight after the board of supervisors failed to muster the votes to remove ross mirkarimi from his post as sheriff. both mirkarimi, and a bitterly dispointed mayor, ed lee are pledging to move on. >> reporter: ross mirkarimi arrived at about 3:00 this afternoon. >> it's a new day we want to move forward. it is his first appearance here, since he was suspended from the job in march, after pleading guilty to false imprisonment. supervisors put him back in the post. >> this whole open society could have been avoted by mr. mirkarimi not having at all engaged in the conduct that he was found to have engaged in. >> mayor lee made it clear there are hard feelings. >> we're all fulfilling our legal obligations to work together. this city requires us to work together. i'm continue doing that. >> i took the mayor quiet seriously that when he was on the stand during the ethics deliberations, under oath he said that can he work with me upon being reinstated and his answer was yes. >> reporter: mirkarimi is meeting with the sheriff. >> blurred superv
later in the show. first, let's get to the news live at 5:30 a.m. here at 30 rock in new york city and in john stewart's honor we begin with polls. new numbers released just moments ago for likely voters in three critical swing states n ohio, an nbc news/"wall street journal" poll shows president obama hanging on to a lead, 51-45. down in florida, it was a one point race before the debate. this morning, still a one-point lead for president obama within the margin of error. they are tied in the state of florida. in virginia is where the republican candidate is seeing some of the biggest gains. they are now in a virtual tie. romney has edged ahead of the president 48-47. that's a three point reversal from a week ago. again though, within the margin of error. they are tied in virginia as well. >>> another battleground poll out today points to a very tight race. according to "new york times"/cbs news poll, mitt romney leads the president by one point in colorado. tight across the country. last month the president up one point in that state n virginia, president obama's lead from last m
breaks. email them to photos@ktvu.com, or post them to our facebook wall. >>> in san francisco, city hall is still buzzing tonight after the board of supervisors failed to muster the votes to remove ross mirkarimi from his post as sheriff. both mirkarimi, and a bitterly dispointed mayor, ed lee are pledging to move on. >> reporter: ross mirkarimi arrived at about 3:00 this afternoon. >> it's a new day we want to move forward. it is his first appearance here, since he was suspended from the job in march, after pleading guilty to false imprisonment. supervisors put him back in the post. >> this whole open society could have been avoted by mr. mirkarimi not having at all engaged in the conduct that he was found to have engaged in. >> mayor lee made it clear there are hard feelings. >> we're all fulfilling our legal obligations to work together. this city requires us to work together. i'm continue doing that. >> i took the mayor quiet seriously that when he was on the stand during the ethics deliberations, under oath he said that can he work with me upon being reinstated and his answer was y
papers on the harborside health center calling it a marijuana super store. the city's suit claims the justice department knew about harborside for years and exceeded legal deadline for taking action. hearing scheduled november 1st. >>> thunderstorms out of here all together. traffic and weather, next. you can see the embarcadero looks clear, mike will have your full forecast. we check in with sue hall in the traffic center. >>> new this morning, could it be a housing rebound? new numbers just released showing a better market in california an >>> welcome back. 6:10. watch radar returns pull off into the ocean and nothing showing up right now. still damp, still humid out there that's going to be lingering once the sun breaks free of the clouds could see a stray shower this afternoon. temperatures mainly 60s fairfield, antioch, clear lake, cloverdale we could have 70s. next three days, today, tomorrow, saturday still a stray shower possible by sunday starts to get back to average no threat of rain in the forecast. >>> good morning. hot spot this morning marinwood area out of novato l
. then again, slow in the dale city area. stop and go as you make your way past route 1. here's a live look at route 1 in virginia. you can see volume in this area. the good news, not seeing any accidents on i-95. you are starting to slow down. aaron, over to you. >> thank you, danella. >>> breaking news now as the suicide bombing in afghanistan has killed at least 16 people. among them, three american nato service members. that attack happened in the eastern city of khosh near kabul. a suicide bomber apparently riding a motorcycle loaded with explosives crashed his bike into a patrol of international and afghan forces as they exited their vehicles. we're told about 50 people were also hurt in that blast. this video just coming into us. the taliban claiming responsibility for that attack. this latest attack comes as the u.s. marks 2,000 troops killed in afghanistan since the start of the war in 2001. a soldier was shot and killed during a gun fight with afghan soldiers. >>> president obama appears to be winning over voters in states that could decide this election. he leads mitt romney by t
. >> what is your estimate of the number of people who descend upon each debate city for these? from the campaigns, the media, the commission, the total? >> a very good question. probably approximates what happens at the national convention. we have about 3700 registered media here. that is the largest contention. we have several hundred people in the audience, and in the campaign staff, their entourage. i would say in total is probably close to that. also, people who come here to be a part of the atmosphere, to be a part of some of the activities going around, occurring around town in connection with the debate. probably approximately 10,000 people. in terms of a very large convention that a city would host, it is not that big, but the extraordinary difference, the entire international press corps and all the press corps of united states is here and will be broadcasting live tonight from denver. >> 92 students get to sit in the hall. who else is in there? how many? >> tickets are divided between the two campaigns. i cannot remember the exact number in the audience here. it is at lea
to low 40s. even new york city to philadelphia, it's still a little breezy out there this morning. so probably put on the winter coats for the kids if they're standing outside for any length of time at the bus stop this morning. the breezy conditions will give way to high pressure and clear skies this afternoon. so the only areas of really rain or snow, upper peninsula of michigan dealing with some rain and snow showers this morning. maybe green bay, a sprinkle or two. otherwise, a dry forecast around the country. a beautiful afternoon through new england and even much of the nation. really no travel issues out there during the day to day. it gets more active towards the weekend, unfortunately. the end of our great weather pattern. >> all right, bill. we'll check back in with you on that. >>> a possible development in the search for a missing 10-year-old colorado girl and the best places to live for working moms. plus, an awkward situation for florida's governor and a phone sex line. we're going to explain in "scrambled politics." you're watching "first look" on msnbc. ♪ [ male anno
that he had phoned her to several cities and asked her to go to sex clubs. it was the certification -- first sex scandal involving a man asking a woman to have sex with him but demanding no for an answer. and the political acumen of someone like me, i should not be running for office either. anyways, obama has not faced a real opponent. we have a mormon who is a breakfast drink is a class of chocolate milk. he is clearly a decent man and honorable man, an honest man. this will be a tough not for the obama team to crack appeared once he becomes president, mitt romney is exactly what the country needs right now. host: what to expect the next couple of weeks will be like after the democrats soul- searching? >> i would say it is more than soul-searching. it is hysteria and screams of lies. i am promoting my book so i have not had a lot of time to cover all the lies they are screaming about. the one on mitt romney wanting to cut taxes on the rich by $5 trillion, let's just take that one. those are estimates made by a liberal tax group. by the way, they have taken an estimate back. the ob
in new york city. how in the world did this happen, rick? >> apparently people will counterfeit almost anything these days. this warning affects a small percentage of vehicles and seatbelts are still a driver's primary protection. but this is an extreme safety risk, releasing video showing counterfeit air bags failing. it's in up with tenth of 1% of the vehicles on the road. potentially tens of thousands of people with air bags that could fail. if you had an air bag replaced at a dealership, you should be fine. but if you had the work done at an auto repair shop or recently bought a used car, you could be in trouble. immigration officials are actually taking the lead in trying to stop the illegal sales. >> this is literally an assault on u.s. industry. everything that can be made or manufactured can be counterfeit and if you can sell it for profit, the criminals will do that and there is absolutely no reason why counterfeiters would focus on one particular brand or one particular kind of air bag if they can counterfeit it, they will and they do. >> so they recommend you get an inspecti
that the war is intensifying. it is the northern city of aleppo that has seen some of the fiercest fighting. we have seen the terrible suffering at one of the hospitals in the city where doctors struggle to treat wounded patients. his report contains graphic images. >> this is serious descent into hell. a ruthless air campaign. and the carnage in it wreaks. a war between the state and an armed rebellion where even those that treat the victims are targeted. this hospital has been shelled 12 times. there are few facilities left now to treat the living. and so the bodies pile up outside. waiting to be collected. inside, the surgeon treaty 2- year-old. the scalp was torn open when a rocket landed on his house. in the next bed, the doctors struggled to try to keep them alive. these are now the only two beds left for the surgeons can operate. and with the threat of attack, the entire hospital has moved. every few minutes, more casualties, men. a grim procession of patients from different parts of the city. victims of a remorseless campaign of air strikes and artillery. the shows just landed in a neig
. but some longtime residents are more concerned that the city is not prepared for the play-off crowds. d.c. transportation officials and the police say they will spread out extra staff as far as a mile from the ballpark in order to keep traffic moving. >> we're going to do the bes we can to manage the crowds. not just cars, but pedestrians. everyone tends to all go at one time. >> there are still things to be worked out but we're hopeful over the next few weeks won't be a nightmare for residents. >> the first play-off game is next wednesday. >>> enjoy this mild weather while you can. we've got changes moving in just in time for the weekend. veronica johnson has a look at the conditions out there right now. hey, v.j. >> hey there, doreen and jim. yeah, we're going to move through several seasons over the next couple of days, believe it or not. so, yeah, a lot of folks enjoying today. absolutely gorgeous conditions now that we've got the front out of here. the fog from this morning, too, again, and that cloud cover. temperatures still hanging out in the 70s, from 75 in gaithersburg, to 79
rock syria's biggest city. pictures of total destruction on the ground, collapsed buildings, huge craters left in the road. the blast happened in the main square in allepallepo. they believed blasts were caused by car bombs. violence between rebels and assad continues to rise. angie goff, news 4. >>> this could be one of the most crucial days of the election. president obama and mitt romney will face off tonight in their first presidential debate. it will take place at this hockey arena in denver. romney has spent the past few days in the mile high city preparing for tonight. he took a break yesterday for lunch at chipotle. the president has been preparing in nevada. he visited the hoover dam. both campaigns now how crucial tonight's debate is. >> i think it's an opportunity for governor romney to flush out these issues face to face with president obama and there's no opportunity for the obama campaign to twist his message or his past words. >> he's very good at explaining what's going on, what he's proposing, what he has done. and i don't think there's anything to worry about. >>
we have breaking news... out of west baltimore... baltimore...there were 2 city...thhssis the sccne of one of them...on wess lanvale street... near fulton avenue... a man was shot...no word on the victimsscondition... but homicide deteetives are & and homicide detectives were also callld to the scene of mile away.a man was shot in the chest along north fulton avenue.no word of any arrests. 33 a developing mediial story tonight.maryland health officcals say a fatal peningitis case in the state may be related o steriod the caae is one of two in country that are being linked to theeinjections for back medical centers across the state 3 bullying is now being blamed n a stabbing that occured med inside a baltimore city high sshool n monday. monday.it hhppened at heritage complex. police arrested a 17 year old senior in ccnnection with the viooencee darrell johns faces sevvral charggs... including attempted first degree murrer.following the tten's bail review this morning, johns' attorney tood lepola that hhs client is the real victim. 8846:39 it appears that there are two vastly diff
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